Day: July 23, 2019

Where is Syracuse football predicted to finish in ACC?

Where is Syracuse football predicted to finish in ACC?

Syracuse football was picked to finish second in the ACC Atlantic Division by voting members of the media covering the conference. It’s the highest Syracuse has been ranked in the preseason order of finish since starting ACC play in 2013. The previous ... MORE
Boeheim’s Army set to begin run at TBT $2M prize on Friday

Boeheim’s Army set to begin run at TBT $2M prize on Friday

Boeheim’s Army begins TBT (The Basketball Tournament) play Friday, its first game a 7:00 p.m. match-up against We Are D3. The game will be played at the Onondaga Community College’s SRC Arena and will be televised on ESPN2. If Boeheim’s Army wins, ... MORE
Buffalo Bills training camp at St. John Fisher primer

Buffalo Bills training camp at St. John Fisher (preview & info)

With training camp starting this week, Buffalo Rumblings has this short rundown of the 2019 Buffalo Bills Training Camp for fans to reference if they are planning on visiting St. John Fisher to as the team begins to prepare for the upcoming ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
Sen. Schumer calls suicide a public health crisis

Sen. Schumer calls suicide a public health crisis

On Monday Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) paid a visit to Liberty Resources on Syracuse’s northside. Schumer announced a three-pronged plan to tackle an issue crushing our communities day in and day out. “Suicide is on the dramatic increase,” said Schumer. “Suicide among young people ... MORE
Woodstock 50 denied permit again with festival weeks away

Woodstock 50 denied permit again with festival weeks away

Woodstock 50 organizers have again been denied a permit to hold a three-day festival at Vernon Downs. Town of Vernon officials say Monday the permit application for a festival Aug. 16-18 at the Vernon Downs racetrack and casino was filed too late ... MORE
Festivals, Life
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Gov. Cuomo signs bill making New York first state in the US to ban the declawing of cats

New York has become the first state to ban the declawing of cats. The measure was signed into law Monday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo after lawmakers passed it in the spring. Animal welfare advocates and many veterinarians say the once-common operation ... MORE
New York State, News, Politics
Construction finally underway for $118M facelift to Carrier Dome

Construction finally underway for $118M facelift to Carrier Dome

It’s perhaps the biggest construction project the City of Syracuse has seen in several years. The $118 million renovations to the Carrier Dome is finally underway after two years of detailed planning. Syracuse University, along with neighboring school SUNY ESF and the ... MORE
Canandaigua doctor sentenced to 366 days in prison in health care-tax fraud case

Canandaigua doctor sentenced to 366 days in prison in health care-tax fraud case

A Canandaigua psychiatrist was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for health care and tax fraud, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York. Dr. Xingjia Cui of Pittsford, who worked at the Canandaigua Veterans ... MORE
Cayuga County paid former administrator $150,000 in firing

Cayuga County paid former administrator $150,000 in firing

Cayuga County recently paid former county administrator J. Justin Woods just over $150,000 per his employment agreement after the Legislature voted in June to terminate him without cause. After what several county officials described as unfruitful negotiations on a separation agreement, the ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Politics
Auburn/Cayuga NAACP condemns remarks on county minority hiring resolution

Auburn/Cayuga NAACP condemns remarks on county minority hiring resolution

The Auburn/Cayuga Branch of the NAACP on Monday called for immediate action to address systemic obstacles minorities face in hiring for Cayuga County government jobs in light of a county legislator’s comments on a related resolution earlier this month. In a statement, ... MORE
Cayuga County, News, Politics
Crew working to fix Auburn sewage discharge created by blockage

Crew working to fix Auburn sewage discharge created by blockage

A sewage blockage in Auburn has led to a sewage overflow into the Owasco River on Monday. A NY Alert notification was issued alerting residents of the overflow from the city’s combined sewer system near 20 Genesee St. Around 9 a.m., the ... MORE
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Former 98PXY personality using her voice to stand up for fair pay

Former 98PXY personality using her voice to stand up for fair pay

A local morning radio host is taking a stand of her own when it comes to equity in the workplace. Whitney Young quit her job as the morning co-host at 98PXY two weeks ago, citing unfair pay. Young, who graduated from Fairport ... MORE
News, Rochester Area
Overnight paving begins on Route 96

Overnight paving begins on Route 96

Motorists are being advised of a traffic alert for on a major thoroughfare in Monroe County. Overnight paving work has begun on a three-mile portion of Route 96, a portion of which is known as East Avenue, in Brighton and Pittsford. Paving ... MORE
News, Rochester Area, Traffic
Bob Morgan’s attorney: Sales have gone cold

Bob Morgan’s attorney: Sales have gone cold

One of Rochester’s biggest developers says the federal government is unfairly preventing him from doing business while he’s under federal indictment for bank and wire fraud. Bob Morgan’s legal team was in court on Monday arguing that the government has been quietly ... MORE
Wegmans to stop providing plastic bags at two Upstate stores beginning Monday

Wegmans will begin eliminating plastic bags at some local stores next week

Beginning Monday, July 29th, Wegmans will stop providing plastic grocery bags at its Ithaca and Corning stores in a two-store pilot program. In April, Wegmans announced that it would eliminate plastic bags at all its stores in New York State before the ... MORE